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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   ABV: -
We salute Don Gavino with this tart guava ale, aged in chardonnay barrels to create a balance between the sweetness of the base beer and fruit with the tartness of the lactic fermentation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5374) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2014
750ml shared by Ben. Unfiltered orange-brown. Frothy soapy white head. Really excellent product. Big guava tones, balanced out by the wine barrel. On a different level. Bonus points for innovation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VsXsV (3647) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Almost clear orange liquid with a medium white head. Aroma of banana, grain, passion fruit and light booze. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with notes of bread and banana. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kappldav123 (5724) - GERMANY - SEP 3, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass golden-copper coloured, nice head. Alcoholic aroma. Starts moldy, alcoholic, fruity-dry. Bitter finish. Not my favourite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OmegaX (1364) - Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at home. Sour fruit nose, wine barrel. Tart and fruity. Big fruit flavor, guava, berries, cherries, wine barrel. Good stuff. Pinkish hued body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4306) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a clear amber with a big white head of foam. The aroma is lactic tartness and big fruits. The taste us mellow fruit with a mild sourness coming through. Big body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2782) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Hazy amber/toffee colored pour. Big off white head. Tons of lacing as it slowly recesses. Quite a sour fruit aroma. Taste is malty with a huge fruit note. Slightly sour with a bit of tartness.Some caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (7265) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, red session. 03/05/2014. Clear bright orange coloured pour with a lasting white head. Aroma is apple brandy, sharop and light mellon fruits. Flavour is apple, peach and mellon, some straw and citrus. Barrel character is low and well integrated. Palate is dry, crisp, with a touch of sharpness. Nice beer with nice fruit character.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Appearance: Pours honey gold with a thin dense white film.

Aroma: Light guava , dank weed, wine barrel, grass..

Taste: Big Brett/ white wine. Industrial, pineapple brett. Pale dry malt. I didn’t find the base beer to be all that sweet, as mentioned in the product deScription. Gonna guess 7% ish on the abv..

Mouthfeel: Full bodied ,average carbonation..

Overall: Tart, refreshing, complex, aromatic. Reminded me of my early experiences with Nebraska Brewing’s barrel aged farm house beers, which is a compliment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (6421) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Draft Sample @ Brewvival 2014. Amber pour with a moderate white head. Funky fruity tang. Tropical fruits rubbed in sweaty underarm. Lemon tart flavor. Funky buggy yeast and fruit smoothie. A bit farty, soupy. Medium body, soft carbonation. Better than the sum of its parts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5418) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Sour aroma, with a light, effervescent, spritz feel on the palate. Flavor has sour fruit, I taste pineapple in particular. Good.

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